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    • Noughts and Crosses

    • Noughts and Crosses 1
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Syan Blake, Paul Chequer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Sephy is a Cross – a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought – a ‘colourless’ member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. But that’s as far as it can go. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Cross schools

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very engaging

    • By M.D. on 14-04-13

    Regular price: £22.09

    • Knife Edge

    • Noughts & Crosses, Book 2
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nina Sosanya, John Hasler, Joan Walker
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    A frightened girl running barefoot on a knife edge - that's how 18-year-old Sephy feels as she gazes down at her newborn daughter, Callie Rose. Whilst Sephy is a Cross, the baby's father, Callum, was a nought, giving Callie Rose dual heritage in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts (blankers) as second-class citizens.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • KE

    • By Andrew on 18-01-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Pig-Heart Boy

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Robinson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    I am drowning in this roaring silence. I am drowning. I'm going to die... Cameron is 13 and desperately in need of a heart transplant when a pioneering doctor approaches his family with a startling proposal. He can give Cameron a new heart - but not one from a human, one from a pig. It's never been done before. It's experimental, risky and very controversial. But Cameron is fed up with just sitting on the side of life, always watching and never doing. He has to try - to become the world's first pig-heart boy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant <br />

    • By Chrisarahann on 20-06-18

    Regular price: £18.09

    • Doctor Who: Thirteen Doctors 13 Stories

    • By: Naomi Alderman, Malorie Blackman, Holly Black, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A new version of this much-loved anthology, with a brand-new story featuring the brand-new Thirteenth Doctor from literary sensation Naomi Alderman! Twelve wonderful tales of adventure, science, magic, monsters and time travel - featuring all 12 Doctors - are waiting for you in this very special Doctor Who audiobook. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but only one new story

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-05-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Double Cross

    • Noughts & Crosses, Book 4
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nigel Pilkington, Nicole Davis, Joan Walker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Tobey wants a better life - for him and for Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the violent gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some extra money, how much could it hurt to just this once say yes? Callie Rose knows all about the danger of saying yes. She knows about terrible mistakes, and violence and family feuds, and the fierce divide between Noughts and Crosses. And knowing so much about the past makes her afraid for her future. Because sometimes, one little bad decision can change everything.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical plot rewritten

    • By Jessica-jane on 08-04-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Crossfire

    • Noughts and Crosses, Book 5
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Thirty-four years have passed since Sephy Hadley - a Cross - first met Callum McGregor - a nought. Their love was forbidden, powerful - and deadly. Life is seemingly very different now for noughts and Crosses - including for Sephy and Callum's families. But old wounds from the past are hard to heal, and when you're playing a game as dangerous as they are, it won't be long before someone gets caught in the crossfire.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Checkmate

    • Noughts & Crosses, Book 3
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nina Sosanya, Joan Walker, John Hasler, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Sixteen years have passed since Sephy Hadley first met Callum McGregor. For Callie Rose, growing up mixed race in a world where bitter prejudice divides Noughts and Crosses has meant she's an outsider wherever she turns. Enter Jude McGregor. Jude teaches Callie about her real family history, and the more she learns the more he persuades her where her loyalties really lie. But soon Callie is caught in a trap she can't get out of - one which will have deadly consequences. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hmm

    • By Mrs U on 04-07-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Boys Don't Cry

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Joe Jameson, Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby. You're happy to look after it, just for an hour or two. But then she doesn't come back - and your future suddenly looks very different. Malorie's dramatic new novel will take you on a journey from tears to laughter and back again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Review on book

    • By Ms on 29-03-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Noughts and Crosses

    • Noughts and Crosses 1
    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nina Sosanya & Nigel Greaves
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Sephy is a Cross, a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a Nought, a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. But that's as far as it can go. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Crosses schools.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Read

    • By ChasN on 22-10-06

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Hacker

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Melissa Lloyd
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    MESSAGE: THIS IS THE SYSTEM OPERATOR. WHO IS USING THIS ACCOUNT? PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF.... When Vicky's father is arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works, she is determined to prove his innocence. But how? There's only one way - to attempt to break into the bank's computer files. Even if Vicky is the best hacker in the world, will she find the real thief before they find her?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic story a must read

    • By Sean Dean on 19-10-18

    Regular price: £17.99

    • A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E.

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Roger Griffiths
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The words exploded from me in a burst of white-hot anger. 'It's a lie. 'It's a normal Friday evening for Elliot - until the police knock on the door and tell him his mum's in serious trouble! A security video clearly shows her breaking into a giant pharmaceutical company on behalf of the environmental action group A. N. T. I. D. O. T. E. Elliot can hardly believe it. His mum's a secretary, isn't she? Not a SPY! And even worse - now she's gone on the run...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Be careful what you wish for.

    • By Jean McLeod on 04-10-18

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Thief!

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Syan Blake
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Lydia's last thought before darkness closed over her mind was that the strange, swirling storm had trapped her. Would it ever let her go? Fleeing onto the moors when she is unfairly accused of being a thief an extraordinary storm suddenly whirls twelve-year-old Lydia into the future - a computer-dominated future where her home town is ruled by a cruel tyrant. As Lydia struggles to get back to her own time, she discovers she must face a terrible confrontation...

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Cloud Busting

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Diana Bishop
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Davey is the new boy and Sam can't stand him. He thinks that Davey is a first-class, grade A, top-of-the-dung-heap moron. But when the two are thrown together, Sam discovers that Davey's eccentric way of looking at the world makes life a lot more exciting. Until something terrible happens...A beautiful, funny and sad story, told completely in verse.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Chasing the Stars

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Matthew Morgan, Georgina Campbell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    What happens when love brings loss? When love brings lies? When love brings hate? Olivia and her twin brother, Aidan, are heading alone back to Earth following the virus that wiped out the rest of their crew and their family in its entirety. Nathan is part of a community heading in the opposite direction. But on their journey, Nathan's ship is attacked and most of the community killed. Only a few survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chasing the stars

    • By Anonymous User on 25-04-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Stuff of Nightmares

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Kyle has always been afraid of things, especially dying. But when he gets on the train that is taking him and his class on a school trip, he has no idea how close to Death he is going to come. Death enters the train and Kyle moves with him, past his friends, who are frozen in time, in life-or-death situations. Kyle finds that he can pick up on their deepest, darkest fears - real things that have happened to them, or may happen in the future, and sometimes their surreal nightmares too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My 12year old loved this but I lost interest...

    • By Miss hearts on 10-01-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dead Gorgeous

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Nina Sosanya
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Life is tough for Nova. Her frantic parents are obsessed by running their hotel and her older sister seems too grown-up and good-looking to spend time with her any more. Then Nova meets the gorgeous Liam and things start to look up. But Liam is having an even worse time than she is. He's permanently stuck at the hotel and he can't attract his brother's attention either.

    Regular price: £18.09

    • Dangerous Reality

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Felix Dexter
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is the story of Mum's latest miracle - VIMS - and how it almost got me killed…'VIMS - the Virtual Interactive Mobile System - is the creation of Dominic's scientist mum. And it's amazing. An artificial intelligence masterpiece controlled by a single glove and a special pair of glasses, it can disarm a car bomb, search through underground pipes - or hold a baby…But then VIMS attacks violently and without warning, and Dominic realizes it is no longer a fantastic game. It's a dangerous reality.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Operation Gadgetman!

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Syan Blake
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Beans calls her dad 'Gadgetman' because of the weird and wonderful gadgets he comes up with - everything from exploding biscuits to Spy Kits. But when Gadgetman accidentally invents a device that could be used to steal millions of pounds, the wrong people find out and Gadgetman is kidnapped! With the help of her friends - and her special Gadgetman Spy Kit - Beans is determined to track down the kidnappers and rescue her dad.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Noble Conflict

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacekeeping force - to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy. When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel - a beautiful girl named Rhea.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By justin dearsley on 08-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Receiving End

    • By: Malorie Blackman
    • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Victoria and Antonia are identical twin sisters - but they are very different. Tori is quiet, shy and clever, while Toni is bitchy and desperate to be Queen Bee. Although Tori hates her sister, she never wanted to harm her: but now, she thinks she's killed her... A gripping story about the afterlife by acclaimed teen author Malorie Blackman.

    Regular price: £2.49

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